The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 83 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.59% 1.61% 2.00%
As % of the Applications category 11.54% 10.73% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 20
Average daily rate £458 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
MS Project
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
182 205 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.76% 14.97% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 112 115
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 34
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +6.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £25.70 £121.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Surrey region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Surrey region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -3 4 £453 +6.47% 2
Redhill -2 3 £525 +10.52%
Reigate - 3 £475 -
Chertsey +2 1 £450 - 1
Leatherhead -25 1 £375 -31.81% 1
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 19 (51.35%) Project Management
2 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 14 (37.84%) Project Planning
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
6 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) SDLC
8 7 (18.92%) Matrix Management
8 7 (18.92%) Change Control
8 7 (18.92%) MS Office
9 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (16.22%) RAD
10 5 (13.51%) PMI Certification
10 5 (13.51%) Marketing
10 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
11 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
11 4 (10.81%) PMP
12 3 (8.11%) ITIL
12 3 (8.11%) SQL
12 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (8.11%) Cognos
12 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (8.11%) Planview
12 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
12 3 (8.11%) Contingency Planning

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) SAS
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Primavera
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.41%) DataStage
1 2 (5.41%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (5.41%) QualityStage
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Coordinator
3 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
3 5 (13.51%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (10.81%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Project Planner
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.11%) PMO Lead
5 3 (8.11%) Senior PMO
6 2 (5.41%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Project Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) EDI
1 1 (2.70%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Project Management
2 14 (37.84%) Project Planning
3 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) SDLC
5 7 (18.92%) Change Control
5 7 (18.92%) Matrix Management
6 6 (16.22%) RAD
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.81%) PMP
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Cognos
2 3 (8.11%) Planview
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy